9 reports

Pet Care in Austria

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Like many markets, pet care in Austria was strongly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. 2021 started with another lockdown for Austrians, which meant that many leisure activities were no longer possible and more time was spent at home. As a result, many pets received more attention. In addition, the number of dogs and cats continued to rise,...

  • Cat Food
  • Dog Food
  • Pet Food
  • Austria
  • World
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Pet Products Sales

Pet Care in Ukraine

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The outbreak of COVID-19 in Ukraine in early March 2020 coincided with a change of government, and the resultant disruption initially slowed the implementation of measures to contain the pandemic. Nonetheless, from 12 March all educational institutions in the country were closed – most did not reopen during the remainder of the academic year...

  • Cat Food
  • Dog Food
  • Pet Food
  • Ukraine
  • World
  • European Union
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Pet Products Sales

There was strongly boosted interest in buying or adopting small mammals during the lockdown of 2020 as consumers with young children purchased hamsters, furry dwarf rabbits, or guinea pigs to keep them amused. Such animals are relatively undemanding as well as cuddly and easy for children to handle. Last year, the small mammal population continued...

  • Pet Food
  • Czech Republic
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Pet Products Sales

Other pet food is dominated by small mammal/reptile food, with the number of such pets expanding steadily over the course of the review period. This stands in stark contrast to the bird and fish populations, which both fell during the review period as a whole. The rate of growth in the small mammal/reptile population peaked in 2020. Small...

  • Pet Food
  • Finland
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Birth Rate

The rate of growth in retail constant value sales (2022 prices) of cat food slowed significantly in 2022, as the boost to demand provided by the pandemic in 2020 (which led to an acceleration in the rate of growth in the country’s feline population) continued to fade. Wet cat food accounts for the bulk of value sales and is also more dynamic...

  • Cat Food
  • Finland
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Life Expectancy

The rate of growth in retail constant value sales (2022 prices) of dog food slowed slightly during 2022, with premiumisation remaining the dominant trend. More and more owners want the best nutrition for their dogs and are prepared to pay for it. There is a strong pet humanisation trend, which was accelerated by COVID-19 with people at home...

  • Dog Food
  • Finland
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Disposable Income

In 2017, pet care in Germany followed trends and developments from human-centred industries ever more closely. Smaller, independent manufacturers especially tended to pick up developments – even niche trends – from packaged food, health and wellness or even fashion, and translated them into products for pets. One of the larger trends was the...

  • Dog Food
  • Cat Food
  • Pet Food
  • Germany
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Pet Products Sales

Decreasing dog ownership and declining volumes per purchase as shoppers choose smaller pack sizes and make fewer trips to retail outlets led to retail volume decline in pet care in the UK at the end of the review period. Demand for premium will allow for marginal value growth, despite declining volumes over the forecast period. Rising consumer...

  • Pet Food
  • Cat Food
  • Dog Food
  • United Kingdom
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Pet Products Sales

Pet care shows modest retail value growth in 2018 but remains stable in retail volume terms. This demonstrates that the premiumisation trend within pet care in France, in particular in dog and cat food, is continuing and is, indeed, predicted to continue throughout the remainder of the forecast period. Pet owners are also becoming more conscious...

  • Cat Food
  • Dog Food
  • Pet Food
  • France
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Pet Products Sales